February 6, 2023

Khashoggi murder planned days ahead, says Turkey’s Erdogan

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From BBC The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days in advance, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told MPs from his ruling party. He said Turkey had strong evidence Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated and “savage” murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. He also called for the suspects […]

Turkey coup: Images showing soldier ‘beheaded by government supporters’ may not be genuine, it is claimed

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By Samuel Osborne From Independent UK The pictures, shared widely across social media, may instead show an older incident some users say Graphic pictures shared on social media allegedly showing the beheading of a Turkish soldier following an attempted coup, may not be genuine some users have claimed. The pictures show a man’s body, purportedly on […]

Turkey PM Ahmet Davutoglu to quit amid reports of Erdogan rift

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From BBC Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at an extraordinary congress of his ruling AK Party later this month. Mr Davutoglu is believed to have fallen from favour having disapproved of Mr Erdogan’s plans to move Turkey to a presidential system of government. But in a speech, Mr Davutoglu pledged […]